Reference materials are the place to begin your research. Reading in specialized encyclopedias will anchor your research in an historical context and will give you the key terms and concepts to conduct successful database searches.
The online Complete Dictionary of Scientific Biography includes content from the first print edition of The Dictionary of Scientific Biography and the updated print edition called the New Dictionary of Scientific Biography.
Provides full text online access to the complete 250-plus volumes of Cambridge Histories reference series. Provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects